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New publication on water risks in deglaciating mountain areas in Peru

Our team member, Alina Motschmann, just published a paper from her PhD project in Geoenvironmental Disasters: “Towards integrated assessments of water risks in deglaciating mountain areas: water scarcity and GLOF risk in the Peruvian Andes“. Alina and her co-authors, Christian Huggel, Randy Muñoz and Angela Thür, assessed water scarcity and glacier lake outburst floods (GLOFs) […]

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New publication on losses and damages connected to glacier retreat in the Cordillera Blanca, Peru

In a recent study published in Climatic Change, Alina Motschmann, Christian Huggel, Randy Muñoz, and co-authors quantified loss and damage in the Cordillera Blanca, the largest and highest mountain range of Peru, now and under future scenarios. Using various methods such as literature review, glacial lake outburst flood, and hydrologic modeling, the authors analyzed impacts […]

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